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Unemployment grows locally

Jan 26, 2012 12:02 am
The Register Star reports that unemployment rates in Columbia County rose slightly at the end of last year. The New York State Department of Labor figures released on Tue., Jan. 24, reported that unemployment rose to 7.2 percent in December, up from 6.9 in November. The numbers in Greene County also rose slightly, with the unemployment rate up from 8.4 percent to 8.8 percent and total number of unemployed from 1,900 to 2,100 from November to December. Read the article in the Register-Star.